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Diane C.

22 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, Duala, English, French, German
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
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Diane C.

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French is my second language, but it often feels as it if were the first, as I have been speaking it for so many years on an everyday, educational, and professional basis. I have official native-level proficiency. My grammar is excellent, as I learned the rules in junior high school in the Paris suburbs (grammar is an important part of French schooling). Culture is also a big part of learning a language, and I am well versed in French literature, pop culture, idioms, and more.
Recently, one of my first TakeLessons students passed her B2 exam, which allows her to apply to French universities. It's not an easy exam, the culmination of several years of classes and several months of test-prepping.
I edited a 240-page scholarly book in French, "De La Case A La Villa" (published 2014), and have spoken on French-language television and at professional conferences.
I give both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speakers. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I always go above and beyond the basic lesson, with follow up between lessons. I try to make learning a language fun and alive

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Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.

Lillian G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1985
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Lillian G.

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French can be a bit challenging but i make it fun.

About Lillian

I taught for 32 years in New York State Public Schools and still teach when I can. I have been fingerprinted and am fully certified in Spanish K-12, ESL K-6, and Elementary K-6. I have mostly taught a combination of Spanish and ESL K-12 but also college level and adults. I love teaching and like to

Solange T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • B.A. Translation and Master's level in simultaneous interpreting from Higher School of Interpreting, Paris
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Solange T.

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All levels. Children and adults

About Solange

Native French Speaker. I am originally from Lyon, France and have been living in the DC area for about 20 years. I have over 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience throughout the D.C. area, at Alliance Francaise, Berlitz, In Lingua, etc. I have been tutoring consultants and employees from

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J. C. C.
Solange is amazing as an instructor. As a native speaker she understands text book French as well as slang. She provides several options for ways to express a thought. She is easy to talk to and time passes so quickly. Definitely the best French teach I have had and I have had many.

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Melissa A.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Haitian Creole, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Melissa A.

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Bonjour! Je m'appelle Melissa. I am Haitian-American, so I have been exposed to the language (and Haitian Creole which is related) throughout my childhood. It is a beautiful language, that I will make fun and interactive.

About Melissa

Hey there! I LOVE teaching; especially the kiddos. I am an Elementary Special Education and Speech Pathology major, but I have many interests, music and languages being a couple of them. I have been studying piano for almost a decade now and the flute for even more. I have taken state exams scori

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Georgine
Melissa is such an inspiration and Her style of teaching really allowed me to grasp the material and utilize it for my growth in playing the piano.
Yanick
Melissa has been my daughter’s instructor for the pass 18 months. She is a great instructor, very patient and has a vast knowledge on classical piano. She has helped my daughter prepared for various recital and NYSSMA.
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Zach M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks english, french
  • BAC Literature and English from Lycée Jean Monnet
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Zach M.

41 Reviews
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Born and raised in Paris , France to a french mother and an american father. Teaching french is a true passion and joy.

My classes are fun and if you want to work with a real teacher who can design a class just for you, I am the teacher you are looking for!

Whatever your goals are with French, I can help you get there!
Get in touch any time to tell me about your goals.

Wether you , your spouse or kids would like to learn french, I adapt my classes to everyone's needs and goals.

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"
No problem !

-"I would like to be able to read books in french and have a conversation."
Sure thing !

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"
Yes you can if you're ready to work hard and have fun !

Whatever your reason is : you found the right person ! :)

I can help you with :

• Pronunciation ( so that nobody will answer you in English )
• What to know if you go to France soon ( so that you can know a ...

About Zach

"I don't have much time but I'd like to learn french , is it possible ?" - Oui ! Bonjour everyone , my name is Zach. I was born and raised in Paris, France. I graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" in France where I specialized in English and French Literature. I moved to

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David Z.
Zach is wonderful. He establishes a great repore among student and teacher. He strikes an excellent balance between instructing and letting you learn on your own. He celebrates your small accomplishments and ensures you understand the concepts, pronunciation, material and more before moving on to new material.

He is great!!! Merci Beucoup Zach
Emily
Zach is enthusiastic and makes the lessons interesting and fun. He has a unique way of teaching which is refreshing after trying to learn classroom French for years.
Greg T.
Zach is AWESOME! I love his sense of humor, laissez-faire attitude (tres Francis!) his punctuality, and his deftness. He is special and a joy to interface with. Looking forward to more sessions together and becoming fluent!
WOW ;-)

Allison B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BS, Astronomy from University of Maryland, College Park
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Allison B.

2 Reviews
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I believe that a love of learning and a love of teaching go hand in hand. Teaching and tutoring allow me to help others develop that same love of learning that drives me in my studies. I find joy in showing students that intelligence is not fixed, helping them prove to themselves that they can improve their performance in any class with hard work.

The best tutors are people who love both the subjects they tutor and the feeling of helping someone succeed. I have been speaking French for 14 years, and I love the language and culture so much that I lived in Paris for a summer! Part of my tutoring process is helping others to appreciate the language and culture as well. With words of encouragement and a non-judgmental attitude, I help students tackle tough grammar, improve pronunciation, and learn to love speaking about language.

I prepare in advance for every lesson, regardless of the topic, to ensure that I am refreshed on the subject and to develop any materials I might use ...

About Allison

Hello! I have been tutoring for 12 years, and I have a Master's degree in Astronomy & Astrophysics. I love teaching, and I make sure to incorporate real-life examples into my math and science problems to help people develop an appreciation of the subjects. When tutoring French, I add elements of cu

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Claire
Allison is VERY sweet, patient and thorough! I really enjoyed working with her. I learned SO much in just one hour!! I was hesitant about taking the lessons as I've tried lessons at my local Michael's store but didn't get much out of it. One on one with Allison was the right decision. If you are just thinking about it - DO IT!!! You won't regret it. I'm looking forward to next week's lesson with Allison :)
Mizpah M.
Interactive science sessions with Allison are enjoyed by my daughter who is 10 years old, she wants me to increase the frequency of sessions with her.

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"Kevin was very patient and understanding. Great instructor!"
Christina
Took French lessons from Kevin F.
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"Pascale is an excellent teacher. She's patient and thorough and caters the lessons to the student's needs. She makes students relaxed and at ease while learning new skills."
Laura
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Our family just recently returned to the U.S. after spending three years in France as expatriates. Naturally, we wish our eight year old daughter to continue improving and building upon her French skills. Isabelle has been terrific. She is friendly and has been easy to work with. As a native French speaker, she is the ideal choice to tutor our daughter. Living in the same time-zone has been a real plus, too. Merci!"
James
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Very organized and thorough!"
Kalpana
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Roman is a wonderful French teacher. I am an absolute beginner with minimal understanding of the French language. During each lesson, Roman is quickly able to identify my weaknesses and hone in on how to improve them. He also follows up with homework and materials after each class that is customized to my level. In just 7 or 8 hours of lessons, I feel comfortable putting basic sentences together and have grown immensely in understanding others speak Francaise. Thank you Roman!"
Loriann
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Wonderful teacher! He has a positive attitude and excellent language skills. Bravo!"
Deborah
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Isabelle tutors my three children in French, ages 9,11 and 13. I have found Isabelle to be a professional person that speaks English perfectly. She is very organized and is a good communicator. It is valuable to me that Isabelle is a native French speaker. This insures that my children will be learning French from her with the proper accent and pronunciation. My children tell me that she uses a variety of methods in class to practice speaking and grammar."
Lea
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Nassiba is absolutely a great French instructor, she is extremely patient with my 7 years old. My 10 years old son is already showing great progress with Nassiba.
I want to thank Nassiba for her great patient with kids."
Richard
Took French lessons from Nassiba D.
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"Elsa is a really fun, interesting and really patient teacher. An hour lesson just flys by and I’ve learned so much from her. She is really good at figuring out what level I am at in French and then pushing me a litttle to build on what I know and help me understand the proper way to word something and use past, present and future tense verbs.
Because she’s French, her accent is perfect, but she also speaks perfect English.
I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned from her!"
Malia
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"My son is gaining confidence in French due to the attention and teaching method of Marjan - now we are hopeful of better grade at School"
Esvar
Took French lessons from Marjan Z.
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